Local Police Increasing Enforcement Over July 4 Holiday

Local police officers are stepping up their patrols this weekend to catch anyone drinking and driving.

Extra officers will be conducting roving DUI patrols beginning 10 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday.

“Please celebrate safely this July 4th,” said Bucks County District Attorney Matthew D. Weintraub. “Don’t drink or do drugs and drive. Stay safe, and alive.”

193 people died in DUI-related crashes throughout the country over the July 4th holiday in 2018.

The following police departments will be conducting roving DUI patrols:

  • Middletown Township
  • Newtown Township
  • Lower Southampton Township
  • Falls Township
  • Penndel Borough
  • Warrington Township
  • New Britain Township